Supreme Leader says Iranian elections are “fair”
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 12 / Trend D.Khatinoglu/
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei said Iranian people will participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections comprehensively despite provocations, IRIB TV reported on Wednesday.
The ninth parliamentary elections in Iran are scheduled for March 2012. Some parties have launched pre-election activities, although six months have left until elections.
Khamenei during visit to Kermanshah province noted that people should vote to a kind, faithful candidate who has not relation with wealth centers.
With regard to last presidential elections scandal in 2009, Khamenei said that "seditious current" had tried to show recalcitrance against people's vote, but couldn't.
Iran's tenth presidential election was held on 12 June 2009. Opposition has charged
Ahmadinejad's allies, especially security forces on falsifying the results of votes.
Millions of Iranian citizens launched protests against Ahmadinejad's government, which faced to hard breakdowns by security forces. Hundreds were arrested.
Ahmadinejad said he won some 62.6 percent of the vote in an election marked by a high turnout of 85 percent. His rivals Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi are taken under house arrest.